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Kentucky

Important Changes about Copays for Kentucky Clients

Starting January 1, 2019, all our Kentucky-based clients who are not otherwise exempt will start paying copays for some services. Frequently Asked Questions 1. What is a copay? A copay is a fee that is charged for some healthcare services. If you receive a service that requires a copay, you pay the provider at the ...

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Centerstone Appoints Abby Drane Regional Chief Executive Officer

Centerstone recently announced the selection of Abby Drane, CPA, MBA, as Centerstone’s Kentucky regional chief executive officer, effective December 1. She will take over the CEO position recently held by Anthony “Tony” Zipple, Sc.D., MBA, who will be retiring at the end of November. Drane will oversee Centerstone’s clinical operations, programming, business development and financial ...

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Centerstone Healthcare Advocacy Award Presented

Dr. Sarah Moyer and Dr. Bryan Loy of the Louisville Health Advisory Board are the 2018 co-recipients of the Centerstone Healthcare Advocacy Award! The Centerstone Healthcare Advocacy Award is presented to individuals in Kentucky who have worked to raise awareness of health challenges in our region and worked to affect change. ...

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Suicide: The Ripple Effect Film Screening – Louisville, Ky.

Join Centerstone on Sunday, November 11 for the screening of, “Suicide: The Ripple Effect,” at The Kentucky Science Center. This remarkable documentary shares the story of Kevin Hines, who at age 19 attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Come see his story of survival and inspiration! Kevin will be on ...

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Centerstone To Receive 2018 Kentucky Nonprofit Award

Kentucky Nonprofit Network will recognize Centerstone at the 16th annual Kentucky Nonprofit Leadership Forum October 18 in Lexington. Centerstone will receive the 2018 Innovative Nonprofit Award, which recognizes an organization that implements inventive, nontraditional programs or methods that effectively meet community needs. The award recipient is required to demonstrate creativity and vision in finding unique ...

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Dan Makes This Place Awesome!

“Dan is the ‘go-to’ whenever I need anything from a chair to making sure the lights and A/C units work.” —Connie Monroe “Dan is always prompt with his responses, thorough and helpful.” —Whitney Richardson “Dan makes me smile, and always has a smile on his face.” —Jennifer Leffler “Dan is exemplary in his ability to ...

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Give for Good 2018

On September 13th, Centerstone Kentucky will be participating in Give for Good Louisville, a 24 hour day of giving. Centerstone Kentucky provides behavioral and developmental services, substance abuse treatment and prevention services. Centerstone Kentucky merged with Uspiritus to expand services for children & families. In celebration of the merger, our campaign is in support of Transitional Age ...

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Jerry Makes This Place Awesome!

“I like to call Jerry the Godfather of our West office because he is the main one that holds everything together. He has helped numerous clients over the years and everyone truly loves him. I value his sense of humor, kindness and knowledge the most. Once I started working here, 7 years ago, he took me ...

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Centerstone Kentucky Launches Pilot Program

Louisville’s Metro Council has approved $325,000 for a new pilot program of Centerstone Kentucky. The Living Room is designed to be a place where people with serious behavioral issues can be connected to professional services and treatment, 24-hours a day. Modeled after a program in South Chicago, it is expected to cut down on the repetitive cycle of people going ...

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Metro Council Increases Living Room Funding for 2018-19 Budget Year

Louisville, Kentucky—Metro Council approved an increase in funding for Centerstone Kentucky’s Living Room program at its recent Budget Committee hearing. The Living Room will receive $1,000,000, which is a $350,000 increase in the proposed budget. The additional funding will help Centerstone Kentucky expand its program, which aims to divert those with substance use or mental ...

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Alison Makes This Place Awesome!

“Alison is always the first one to say, ‘What can I do to help?’” “She holds us accountable individually and as a team. She also allows for fun activities and a moment to breathe when we need it to stay sane.” “Alison also has a wicked sense of humor and often uses funny phrases everyday ...

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Centerstone Program Given Honor by KY Dept. of Education

Centerstone’s Western Day Treatment program of Jefferson County Public Schools was named an Alternative Program of Distinction by the Kentucky Department of Education for the 4th year in a row! The recognition acknowledges the work of educators and programs that serve students with a variety of learning needs. Each program selected as an Alternative Program of Distinction receives ...

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Centerstone Kentucky Receives GOLD Award

Centerstone Kentucky has been honored with a GOLD Award from the Worksite Wellness Council of Louisville for the third year in a row! The Council helps to foster healthy work environments by providing employers with educational activities and resources for their wellness programs. Kelsey Schechter and Vahid Mockon accepted the award on behalf of Centerstone. ...

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Verna Barlow, Corporate Executive Business Professional

My name is Verna Barlow, and I am a Corporate Executive Business Professional at Shared Services. It is my job to provide great customer service, either in person or by telephone. I greet all of our guests, manage incoming and outgoing mail, operate the multi-line switchboard and ensure the Centerstar and birthday recognition cards are ...

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PeerFit Helps Clients Improve Physical Health Along With Mental Health

May is Mental Health Month! This year’s theme from Mental Health America is Fitness #4Mind4Body. Centerstone Kentucky believes that fitness is important to good health and recovery, and tries to look at each person as a whole: mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually. To that end, we offer a fitness center called PeerFit that offers all ...

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Stan and Keith Make This Place Awesome!

“Stan makes this place awesome because of his genuine ability to connect with clients. Stan is always willing to spend the extra time, go the extra mile or take on an extra task to benefit our clients and his coworkers.” —Carson Economy, LPCC-Senior Therapist, CARC Evaluation Team “The way Keith interacts with our clients is ...

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Jeff Felty, Compliance and Privacy Officer

My name is Jeff Felty, and I am the Compliance & Privacy Officer for Centerstone Kentucky. It is my job to help us avoid violations of the law or regulations related to the services we provide to our clients and funding sources. I also promote interactions that are consistent with Centerstone’s Code of Conduct. The ...

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Positive Treatment Outcomes at Addiction Recovery Center

The following report describes outcomes for 73 clients who participated in the treatment programs at Centerstone Addiction Recovery Center.  Patients responded to survey questions at initial intake and at their 1 year follow-up. Click on the infographic below to enlarge it.   ...

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Julie Makes This Place Awesome!

“Julie is an incredible leader. She has a positive attitude and has been a great mentor to me. She works hard to keep staff engaged and to make people feel appreciated. She has made a big impact in the Revenue Cycle department in her time at Centerstone.” —Melissa Teague, Payment Posting Supervisor “Julie has been ...

National Council for Behavioral Health National Conference

The 2018 National Council for Behavioral Health National Conference will be held Monday, April 23 – Wednesday, April 25 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. The conference will feature seven Centerstone staff as industry experts, speakers and panelists, showcasing Centerstone as a national leader in the field. The conference is ...

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“A Healthy Journey for Two” Class Schedule

“A Healthy Journey for Two” is a FREE two-hour class for women of all ages that covers how tobacco, alcohol and other drugs affect children during pregnancy and while breast-feeding. Pregnant attendees receive multiple chances to win free baby items throughout the class AND receive a gift card at the completion of ONE class. Any ...

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Belle Holloway, Senior Support Broker

My name is Belle Holloway and I work at Developmental Services as a Senior Support Broker (fancy name for case manager) and oversee intakes for the (MPW) Michelle P. Waiver. The MPW is a wonderful program that began in Kentucky in 2008 to provide services for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities through their life ...

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Success Stories: Meet Melissa

Melissa came to us when her son, Mason, began having behavioral issues at school. Through our Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) program, we were able to offer the support and coaching needed to help both Mason and Melissa. In the powerful video below, Melissa shares her story.   ...

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Caroline Makes This Place Awesome!

“I really admire how reflective Caroline is as a therapist and how she looks for continual intentional growing and learning.” —Scott Berry, Master Licensed Psychologist “Caroline has demonstrated the capacity for being a leader. She has led supervisions for early childhood and met with other therapists to discuss improvements for the Child & Family South ...

Centerstone Presents “Suicide: The Ripple Effect”

Centerstone, one of the nation’s leading providers of mental health and addictions care, partnered with Kevin Hines to produce Suicide: The Ripple Effect. Centerstone is planning a series of events to promote the film in Illinois, Indiana, Tennessee, Kentucky and Florida this Spring and Fall. Suicide: The Ripple Effect shares the story of Kevin Hines, ...

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Andrea Keith, Unit Manager III

My name is Andrea Keith and I am the Unit Manager for the Adult Services Engagement Team (ASET) in the Adult Division. We help to link consumers who are incarcerated, hospitalized or just out in the community to services within Centerstone Kentucky. We help to “bridge the gap” by providing short-term case management, community support ...

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What features can influence your decision when you are purchasing software?

Actually there is nothing you can read online anymore. In fact, even though the best games are paid, it’s definitely possible to have a significant experience with only free Android games. Therefore, the latest trends have also seen a rise in APK games developers embracing the potential of their applications. Nevertheless if you don’t have a large screen smartphone with fantastic controls, you perharps may not like it as compared to the actual desktop video gaming. So it’s no wonder that games for cellphone have grown in popularity over the last years. There are many circumstances when someone need order Android games from Google Play Market. Like any other option, this one have merits and demerits. Let’s discuss about various opportunities exist.

What to look for in games for Android: Need for Speed: No Limits

Also, consider Need for Speed: No Limits. Where you can find detailed information about games like this? Likely, available modes is the first step you need to consider when you are thinking about the game. Many users already heard if you’re considering a game, take the time to think about available modes.

Why games for tablets isn’t a good idea?

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How to select the appropriate mobile games: NBA Jam

Let’s talk about some options exists to use mobile software. Although electronic games have long existed, they underwent a significant transition in the last ten years. Apparently, variant individuals have also benefited from the popularity of mobile applications. People are spending so much money playing games on smartphones. So it’s no wonder that games for tablet is becoming more popular over the past 10 years. Games of cellphone have become better than ever, rivaling computer games from not too long ago in term of graphics quality. Today, web is the best method to get any mobile games for different OS. If you don’t know which genre of mobile game is best for you, you could make a research.

Points to remember when selecting new Sports game.

Practically, when people computer games], they think ‘NBA Jam’. This advice is straightforward, but it can make all the difference if you need information about NBA Jam. Features that can predetermine your choice when you are buying software are wide variety of. A very hard choice that someone can make is between numerous modes for the game.

Mobile Games & Accessories: NBA Jam.

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Kentucky

Abby Makes This Place Awesome!

“Abby is a great client advocate and always empowers her clients to be as independent as they can and want to be. She is a proponent of the least restrictive alternative. She’s always very professional and available for her clients. Abby takes a holistic approach to serving our clients and makes sure they feel respected.” ...

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Addressing the Opioid Crisis

Opioid overdose continues to be a major public health problem in the United States. Community members can make a major contribution toward reducing the toll of opioid analgesics – heroin and pain pills. To find out how, join Centerstone Kentucky and one (or all) of the four events they will be offering throughout the region. ...

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Scott Hesseltine Recognized by Louisville Business First

Centerstone Kentucky’s Vice President of Addiction Services, Scott Hesseltine, was named one of 20 People to Know in Health Care by Louisville Business First. Business First’s key role is to serve as a connector for the Louisville business community by introducing their readers to people who are achievers within their organizations and they determined that Scott ...

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Kayla Wheatley, Child Access/Acute Intake Counselor

My name is Kayla Wheatley and I work as an Intake Counselor for Acute and Child Access at Centerstone Kentucky. I answer phone calls to set children up for first-time appointments with Centerstone. I also answer the children’s crisis hotline to provide crisis interventions over the phone. I have been with Centerstone for about eight ...

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Brandon Makes This Place Awesome!

“Brandon is a great asset to the Billing Infrastructure team. His knowledge and willingness to help make him a great team coordinator.” —Joyce Fortin, Insurance Specialist “Brandon has a go-getter attitude and is always willing to help others (even when it is outside the scope of his normal job duties). Brandon has been in charge ...

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Kelli Torpey, Licensed Professional Art Therapist

My name is Kelli Claudette Torpey and I am a Board Certified, Licensed Professional Art Therapist at Centerstone Kentucky. I provide in-home therapy services for the Community Collaboration for Children (CCC) Pregnancy & Postpartum Program, serving mothers throughout Jefferson County. I enjoy supporting our clients with their treatment and life goals and am grateful for ...

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Amy Makes This Place Awesome!

“Amy is the type of person you don’t have to ask; when she sees something that needs to be done she jumps right in to help. She is a wonderful resource when staff have issues with their computers. She is always willing to help or call someone else if needed. She is a valued member ...

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Angela Bennett, Senior Business Professional

My name is Angela Bennett, and I work for Centerstone Addiction Recovery Center. I started out as a temporary employee in July 2015 and was fortunate enough to get hired on as a full-time permanent employee six months later. I work as the front desk receptionist. I greet every person who walks through our doors ...

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Centerstone and Uspiritus Sign Letter of Intent to Merge

Centerstone and Uspiritus have signed a letter of intent to merge. Together, the organizations will have new opportunities to advance specialized care for at-risk youth in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. If finalized, the merger between Centerstone and Uspiritus will unite the community’s most notable residential service provider for youth with one of the largest behavioral ...

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Jamese Makes This Place Awesome!

“Jamese is always willing to go above and beyond for the consumers. She always has a smile on her face and is a joy to work with!” —Andrew Ponce de Leon, Community Support Provider, Common Ground Day Training “Jamese is a hard worker and a social butterfly. She is always eager to get in there ...

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President Trump Declares The Opioid Crisis A Public Health Emergency

Centerstone applauds the President’s declaration. Today, opioid addiction claims more young adult lives than any other chronic disease, and we see the heartbreaking damage wreaked by it in our clinics each day. The additional resources this declaration provides will move our nation’s healthcare delivery system a step closer to addressing this epidemic. Recovery from substance ...

Military Services

SSVF Program Manager Receives Award for Outstanding Service to Community

Catherine Fearn, Centerstone’s Program Manager of Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF), recently received an Excellence Award for Outstanding Service and Support to the Community from Austin Peay State University’s Military Alumni Chapter, presented during their Homecoming Dinner. She has been a member of the Montgomery County Veterans Coalition since 2013 and currently serves as ...

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Melissa Hayden, Licensed Psychologist

My name is Melissa Hayden and I am a Licensed Psychologist at Centerstone Kentucky. I came to Centerstone in 2010 after completing my residency in Ohio. Kentucky is my home and I could not wait to return to family and friends. I enjoy the many responsibilities I have at this agency that range from administrator, ...

Florida

Centerstone Advocates for Behavioral Health in Washington, D.C.

Earlier this week, Centerstone representatives from Tennessee, Florida, Kentucky, Indiana and Illinois descended upon Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., as part of the National Council for Behavioral Health’s annual Hill Day. The tenor of this year’s event focused both on the progress our industry has made over the past few decades as well as a ...

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Fran Makes This Place Awesome!

“Fran is doing what she really enjoys doing and it shows!” —Pam Guerrero, Training Coordinator, Training Institute “Fran is wonderful to work with. She is hardworking, forthcoming and makes herself available to anyone who may need her advice or assistance on anything. I can count on Fran to successfully bring our product to market.” —Vahid ...

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Keith Farah, Community Support Specialist

My name is Keith Farah, and I am a Community Support Specialist at Centerstone Addiction Recovery Center. I have been an employee of Centerstone for three years, and got my start working with teens struggling with addiction at The Lighthouse. As a Community Support Specialist, I have the privilege of not only teaching the clients ...

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The Evaluation Team Makes This Place Awesome!

DIVISION: Addiction Services “The eval team has done a great deal of work with process improvement, not only to speed up the process but to take a client-centered approach. They have embraced change with open arms and it has led to greater client satisfaction.” —Amanda Newton, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development “The Evaluation ...

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Centerstone’s Amanda Bourland To Receive Bell Award

WLKY Bell Awards, the annual celebration of Louisville-area residents who donate their time and talents to enhance our community, has announced its 2017 award recipients. Centerstone Kentucky’s Amanda Bourland is among them! Amanda works with people in active addiction and those who are fighting to stay clean and sober. She connects them with resources for ...

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New Women’s Residential Facility Opens in KY

Centerstone Kentucky recently opened a new women’s residential addiction recovery center in Jeffersontown. The program uses an evidence-based 12-steps with medication-assisted treatment and trauma-informed treatment specifically for women. This 30-45 day residential program reduces outside distractions and offers a safe, structured environment that provides a solid foundation for recovery. Individual, family and group therapy is ...

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Centerstone Kentucky’s CEO Tony Zipple To Receive Pyramid Award

We are so proud to announce that Centerstone Kentucky’s President and CEO Tony Zipple has been announced as winner the Art of Leadership award from the Center for Nonprofit Excellence: Louisville 2017 Pyramid Awards. The Pyramid Awards are designed to recognize the contributions made by nonprofit organizations in six areas: Collaboration, Governance, Inclusion, Leadership, Social Innovation, and Vision. Each of the recipients ...

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Seven Counties Services Joins Centerstone

Behavioral healthcare leaders finalize affiliation; combined organization will serve more than 150,000 people nationwide. Nashville, Tenn., and Louisville, Ky. (October 31, 2016) – Centerstone and Seven Counties Services today announced that they have finalized an affiliation that will combine their operations, creating a five-state, non-profit behavioral health organization serving more than 150,000 people of all ...

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Seven Counties Services Joins Centerstone

Behavioral healthcare leaders finalize affiliation; combined organization will serve more than 150,000 people nationwide Nashville, Tenn., and Louisville, Ky. (October 31, 2016) – Centerstone and Seven Counties Services today announced that they have finalized an affiliation that will combine their operations, creating a five-state, non-profit behavioral health organization serving more than 150,000 people of all ...

Grants

Centerstone Receives $6 Million Grant to Sustain Veteran Services

Centerstone received its sixth renewal grant, totaling $6,060,000 over the next three years, from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The grant will fund the fifth through seventh years of the not-for-profit’s successful Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF), which aids low-income veterans and their families in transitioning to permanent housing. Centerstone’s SSVF team has ...

Centerstone and Seven Counties Pursue Affiliation

LOUISVILLE, Ky. and NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Centerstone and Seven Counties, two leading behavioral healthcare organizations, have signed a letter of intent to pursue an affiliation. By joining together, the two organizations will be able to better meet the needs of people of all ages and expand access to innovative services and programs in each of ...

Centerstone Receives $2M Grant, Continues Successful Homeless Veteran Services

Centerstone, one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit behavioral health care providers, received a renewal of a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The grant will fund the fourth year of the not-for-profit’s successful Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF), which aids very low-income veterans and their families in transitioning to permanent ...

Centerstone Secures Grant to Triple Reach of Teen Pregnancy Prevention Services

Centerstone, one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit providers of community-based mental health and addiction services, recently secured a $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Adolescent Health that will support the expansion of its Teen Pregnancy Prevention services. The service line will more than triple its existing coverage ...

Thank You to WGA and the Olmsted Dam Project

Last month, Centerstone Military Services was the beneficiary of the Olmsted Golf Scramble. The event raised $20,000 for our program Courage Beyond! The Olmsted Golf Scramble is an annual event put on by the Olmsted Dam Project team from WGA (Washington Group-Alberici joint venture). This year’s event was held at Dogwood Hills Golf Club in ...

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Myths and Facts

By: Mary Wilson, MS, LCPC & Karsten Storms, MA, LCPC It’s a frequent punch-line to a story about a neat-freak: “Oh, that’s just her OCD!” While we think we know what Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is, the many myths about this mental illness can be a barrier in supporting and treating the 1 to 2% of ...

Centerstone and Manatee Glens Sign Letter of Intent to Affiliate

Agreement will create a five-state behavioral healthcare organization committed to advancing quality care in local communities and across the nation Bradenton, Fla. and Nashville, Tenn. – Centerstone and Manatee Glens have signed a letter of intent to pursue an affiliation. By joining forces, the two non-profit organizations plan to advance the delivery of mental health ...

The H Group Joins Centerstone

Leading behavioral health providers finalize affiliation, create multi-state organization dedicated to enhancing behavioral healthcare across the country  Nashville, Tenn. and West Frankfort, Ill.—Centerstone and The H Group, BBT, Inc., two leading non-profit behavioral healthcare organizations, have finalized an affiliation that combines their operations and expertise to advance behavioral healthcare nationwide. The affiliation was unanimously approved ...

Centerstone and The H Group to Pursue Affiliation

Providers sign letter of intent to join forces, forming four-state organization dedicated to advancing the delivery of behavioral healthcare nationwide Nashville, Tenn. and West Frankfort, Ill.—Centerstone and The H Group, BBT, two leading behavioral healthcare organizations, have executed a letter of intent to pursue an affiliation. By joining forces, the non-profit organizations will combine their ...

Centerstone Board of Directors Chair, Lee Ann Ingram, Named Philanthropist of the Year

Lee Ann and Orrin Ingram to be honored by The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Nashville Chapter Nashville, Tenn.—Centerstone, the nation’s largest not-for-profit provider of community-based mental health and addiction services, today announced that board chair Lee Ann Ingram and her husband Orrin have been named Philanthropists of the Year by the Association of Fundraising ...

Centerstone Research Institute Promotes Three Employees, Welcomes One New Staff Member

Nashville, Tenn.—Centerstone Research Institute (CRI), a not-for-profit organization of Centerstone, today announced the promotion of three employees and the addition of one new staff member. The promotions and appointments include the following: Raquel Maddox was promoted to Manager of Analytics. Casey Bennett was promoted to Data Architect/Analyst. Sandy Camp was promoted to Report Writer. Jason ...

Centerstone to Focus Attention on U.S. Mental Health Policy

Emily Booker, Former Staffer for Thompson, Bush and Dole, Named Federal Government Relations Liaison Nashville, Tenn. — Centerstone, Middle Tennessee’s leading provider of behavioral health services, has appointed former Senate staffer and political consultant Emily Booker to serve as its Federal Government Relations Liaison. Booker has served in leadership positions supporting a number of prominent ...

Centerstone Announces Executive Promotions

Nashville, Tenn. — Centerstone, Middle Tennessee’s leading provider of mental health services, has announced the promotion of two professionals: Cathy V. Blakely will be director of core services for the northern region and Michelle Covington will be director of community based mental health services for children. “Cathy and Michelle have made valuable contributions to our ...